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Nicest summer rental on the island! New & beautiful decor right on the beach!

Bedrooms 3
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Townhome, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Right on the water on a quiet, deep stretch of beach next to the newly renovated Range Light. All new professionally designed decor, custom furniture and upholstery, new LG kitchen appliances, luxury bedding, shuttered windows and a view that will take your breath away.

Beautifully renovated bathroom upstairs, gorgeous wood-grain tile on main floor, with 2 king size beds and a set of twins to sleep 6 in comfort. Outside, find quality beach chairs and 7.5 ft beach umbrella, sand pails, seive, gas grill, deck seating, big, colorful beach towels, and outdoor enclosed shower.

High speed internet. Sliding doors open the entire front of the main floor to a screened porch, Gulf breezes, white sand and blue, blue water. You can walk to town for morning coffee at the bakery, a visit to the amazingly beautiful island library, charming shopping, homemade ice cream and fabulous dining for lunch or dinner. Finish the day with stellar sunsets (watch for that green flash!) and stargazing extraordinaire.

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Marguerite Tremelin
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Marguerite Tremelin

We live in NE Ohio but have been visiting the beautiful island of Boca Grande since 1986. Many vacations with our two children, and a few parents-only trips, kept us coming back to the island again and again. Lighthouse is everything we dreamed about in a beach home: right on a gorgeous, quiet beach; walking distance to town; enough bedrooms for friends and family; cozy and comfortable. We love it and know you will, too.

Marguerite Tremelin purchased this townhome in 2010

Why Marguerite Tremelin chose Gasparilla Island

We always dreamed of having a home here on the island, so Lighthouse #15 is truly a dream come true for us. We live on the island from October to May and have our beach home decorated and outfitted for our own pleasure. Everything about it is much nicer than a typical rental property. Look at the pictures and notice the paneled ceilings, gourmet kitchen, beautiful decor, original art and high-end furniture. Our rates are right in line or lower than other rentals, some with just two bedrooms. Compare and see. I know you will love our home here.

What makes this townhome unique

Walk barefoot from front door to the beach, thanks to decking added on ground level.


Boca Grande Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower , Enclosed and new
  • Bathroom 1 with tub and shower. Bathroom 2 beautifully renovated in 2015 with spacious walk in shower with bench; custom tile.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Wireless, ceiling fans, granite counter-tops, new LG appliances including french door refrigerator, new furniture, charming decor, luxury bed linens, beach towels, shuttered windows, white panelled ceilings, outdoor shower, walk barefoot from front door to beach, new flat-screen TV, great shelling and stargazing on quiet beach.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Nicest summer rental on the island! New & beautiful decor right on the beach!
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

Great location

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our week at Lighthouse 15. Everything was perfect for our family of 5 and the proximity to the beach was perfect. We are looking forward to our stay next year

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, Beth! Please let me know what we can do to earn a fifth star from you! Best regards, M
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Wonderful Place!!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this beach house! It was wonderfully decorated all around! This was one of the most updated beach houses we have stayed in. It has everything you could ever need in a beach house. Well stocked kitchen for all of our cooking needs. Great location! Enjoyed beautiful sunsets from the porch every night! We would definitely stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location but some updating would make it awesome

  • 4 of 5

Great location but please do some updating and we would be looking forward to staying there again.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the input but wish you would be more specific about your suggestion. Everything in our beach home has been replaced within the last five years, including new flooring and furniture on the main floor and a bathroom renovation upstairs in 2016.
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Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful, inside the Art work and décor, were amazing. We did not lack a thing. I brought things I did not use because they were already there. My family had the rest and relaxation we needed. Each day was beautiful and the water delightful, we recommend sisters and South beach when dinning out.

We are thinking about next year.

Thanks a bunch for a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Exceptional Property. Wonderful Family Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

You know that excited feeling you get when you first arrive at your vacation destination? You run up to the door to see what you have booked and hope for the best? Well...THIS WAS THE BEST! We were so thrilled with our choice! The lighthouse #15 was absolutely perfect. We did not want to leave. The owner was sweet sweet and accommodating with our special requests and I cannot say enough about the cleanliness, uniqueness and fun we had on this vacation.

The beach is a private beach so it's quiet, with plenty of room to stake your umbrella and safe enough to leave it up all day if you need an air conditioned nap indoors. In just the one week we were there, the neighbors made us feel like we were at home. We met so many wonderful people. I have to say the outdoor shower was a huge hit with our family. It has both hot and cold water and it felt amazing coming off the beach. The first morning we were there I was having coffee on the enclosed porch as I watched dolphins play on the shoreline.Seriously? It was heavenly :) My kids spotted several manatees meandering their way along the shore the next day. We spent most of our time on the lower level as the breeze coming off the gulf was incredible. We snorkeled right off the beach in the crystal clear blue-green water of the gulf and found live conch, a sand dollar, and a crab :) I cannot thank you enough for sharing your home with us. One week was not enough.... we are already planning our stay for next year and we have all decided we need 2 weeks:) - that includes my 19 & 20 year old sons-...(YES...they want to come back with us!)

A few island tips:

1. You are just a few blocks from downtown but it was hot...even in May! Reserve a golf cart early because they book up quickly.

2. Get gas before you get onto island as there is no gas station.

3. Get Groceries... the Publix in Cape Haze is the closest and just over the bridge. Hudsons is the only grocery store on island and they are closed on Sunday.

4. Try out "Sisters Restaurant" for the best Italian food we have had in a long time!

5. Bring bug spray and after bite. It's an island so the no-see-ums come out as soon as the sun sets!

6. Don't forget your camera! You are going to want to remember this!

Thank You Thank You for a wonderful Family Vacation!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Beach Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family had a wonderful time staying at the Lighthouse. There was plenty of room for the 6 of us with 3 levels to enjoy. We took advantage of the kitchen for most meals and visited town by renting a golf cart. The long stretch of white sand beach was right out front. The ocean was wavy a few days but mostly calm and clear. The outdoor shower was great and helpful to keep down the amount of sand in the house. I would recommend this property to family, friends, and will return soon.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our address is 29O Gulf Blvd., #15. The GPS locator seems to site our place too far north on a street map. Instead, look at a map and find the intersection of Pilot Street and Gulf Blvd. Our place is DIRECTLY across Gulf Blvd. from Pilot Street, right on the Gulf of Mexico.


Rates & Availability

Boca Grande Townhome Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer/Fall 2017
Jul 9 2017 - Oct 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Exit Cleaning $200 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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